In the past decade, the increasing requirements of the multimedia world have substantially increased the demands placed on libraries. They went through a transformation from introverted collections of knowledge to globally networked information administrators and communication brokers. Today, public libraries have to offer their users constantly advancing digital search possibilities coupled with enough spaces for concentrated reading. Whether new buildings, conversions or extensions, this title shows the diversity of this building task to complying with the latest technology requirements and cultural demands at the same time.
About the Author
Author David Andreu is a designer and editor specialising in books about interior design and architecture, including: Architecture Today: Wood